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19 Feb 2018
Day 8 exhibition project to feature artists from Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Venezuela
Day 8 is a day of taking responsibility, a day of cooperation to develop a reassuring model of your world and your destiny. Every action, word or thought is interrelated by thousands of cause and effect relations with other people and affect a great number of events...
19 Feb 2018
Lukashenko sends birthday greetings to Metropolitan of Minsk and Zaslavl Pavel
“Today the Belarusian Orthodox Church preserves and multiplies the spiritual and cultural legacy of our country, instills love, kindness and compassion in people’s hearts, promotes patriotism and inspires people to make new accomplishments”...
19 Feb 2018
Yekaterina Galkina wins three medals at Moscow Grand Prix
The Belarusian scored 16,450 to win the Ribbon routine. Yekaterina Galkina claimed bronze with the Hoop scoring 15,950 points and one more bronze with the Ball (17,000)...
18 Feb 2018
Belarus’ Stanislav Gladchenko 6th in Men’s Aerials in PyeongChang
The first part of Stanislav Gladchenko’s performance was perfect, but he fell in the landing and scored only 92.61 points to finish 6th...
18 Feb 2018
Lukashenko sends complaint to IOC president about judging of Belarusian aerial skier
"Our federation tried to lodge a complaint after that, tried to talk on good terms in a friendly manner with their colleagues in PyeongChang — with the international federation. You can guess what the answer was. I had to wake up the Ministry of Foreign Affairs staff that night and contact the embassy in the Republic of Korea"...
18 Feb 2018
Lukashenko congratulates Domracheva on silver medal at 2018 Olympic Games
“Dear Darya, we have been rooting for you so much and hoped for a good performance at the biathlon track in PyeongChang. By displaying extraordinary psychological strength, you have performed very well in the mass start race and won a silver medal at the Olympics”...
16 Feb 2018
Belarus’ Zuyeva 7th in women’s 5,000 speed skating at Pyeongchang 2018
Today Marina Zuyeva finished 14:18 behind the leader, Esmee Visser (Netherlands), who clocked 6:50:23...
16 Feb 2018
Belarusian artists to take part in Maslenitsa celebrations in Sardinia
“The autonomous region of Sardinia will mark Maslenitsa on 18 February. The post-Soviet diaspora living there thanks to the initiative of Belarus’ Honorary Consulate will introduce local citizens to the traditional rites of the ancient holiday which symbolizes the end of winter and the beginning of Great Lent”...
15 Feb 2018
Minsk hosts OSTIS conference on artificial intelligence
"The digital economy development ordinance, which put a great emphasis on AI development, is a good impetus to new ideas that can be put into practice at OSTIS 2019"...
15 Feb 2018
Turkey donates 1,500 books to National Library of Belarus
“These books will help readers discover Turkey as a country with the long traditions, get acquainted with its culture and tourist potential,” Mr. Zulfi Toman, President of the National Library of Turkey, said during the ceremony...
15 Feb 2018
Sweden’s Oeberg wins Women’s 15K Individual, Belarus’ Skardino 10th
Nadezhda Skardino of Belarus came in 10th, 2:33.0 behind the winner, with one penalty. Darya Domracheva led after the first two shooting ranges before missing four times to finish 27th, 3:50.6 behind the winner...
15 Feb 2018
54 high representatives to attend Forum of National SDG Coordinators in Minsk
The Minsk forum has generated a considerable international interest. UN Deputy Secretary General Amina J. Mohammed plans to attend the forum and to hold a series of meetings and attend other events...
15 Feb 2018
Mikaela Shiffrin of U.S. wins Ladies Giant Slalom, Belarus’ Mariya Shkanova 38th
Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway finished second. Bronze went to Italy’s Federica Brignone...
14 Feb 2018
Belarus commended for contribution to WMO activities
WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas has handed the certificate to First Deputy Head of Belgidromet Mariya Germenchuk. The document confirms the contribution of the Belarusian weather service to the resolution of issues related to environmental matters, natural disasters, climate change and conditions of water resources...
14 Feb 2018
Swedish Public Employment Service to continue to cooperate with Belarus in 2018
According to Per Lindberg, the interaction covers six areas. The biggest successes were achieved in the field of forecasting the labor market trends in the capital...
14 Feb 2018
Sixty Ukrainian families receive financial support from Red Cross in Gomel Oblast to start business
As of today Gomel Oblast has already supported 60 business plans. In the cities these are the initiatives in the services sector, commerce, arts and crafts, and in the villages these are the projects related to livestock and agriculture...
14 Feb 2018
Minsk to host international education expo 15-17 February
Taking part in the forum will be universities, colleges, lyceums, institutes of postgraduate education, education centers, foreign language courses, and foreign universities...
14 Feb 2018
Belavia may launch in-flight duty free services in 2018
Belavia is about to complete the negotiations with the government on the possibility of launching in-flight duty free services, Anatoly Gusarov noted. “I hope that we will have such an opportunity in the nearest time, probably this year,” he underlined...
14 Feb 2018
Minsk to host EuroHockey Indoor Club Trophy, Men
Belarus hosted EuroHockey Indoor Club Trophy, Men in 2014 and EuroHockey Club Champions Cup, Women in 2016...
14 Feb 2018
Minsk metro to install Wi-Fi at transfer stations in 2018
A public Wi-Fi hotspot will become available at the Minsk metro transfer stations in 2018...
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